Russell Copley

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COPLEY, Russell (196*-) Actor, songwriter, singer, playwright



Graduated from UCT Drama School in 1985


Since graduation he has performed in theatres in South Africa, Audtralia and London.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

He had roles in Wuthering Heights (1992), Equus (Baxter 1985), Cock-Ups (1985), Waters of Salt (Labia), Just Like Home (1989), Savages (1984), Ghetto (1987).

He has written and directed his own play The Knock on the Door which was produced in Cape Town, London, Melbourne and off-Broadway. (A photostat of the playscript held by NELM [Collection: Baxter Archives]: 2003. 54. 26).

He had a role in the feature film Dust Devil.

Awards, etc


Just Like Home theatre programme, 1989.

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